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"Taking No Chances" (1976) Portfolio Plate Painting by Berne Wrightson

Artist: Bernie Wrightson (All)

15 Comments  -   844 Views  -   3 Likes

 Taking No Chances  (1976) Portfolio Plate Painting by Berne Wrightson Comic Art
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Title: "Taking No Chances" (1976) Portfolio Plate Painting by Berne Wrightson
Artist: Bernie Wrightson (All)
Media Type: Paint - Acrylic
Art Type: Cover
For Sale Status: NFS
Views: 844
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Favorited on CAF: 2
Comments: 15
Added to Site: 3/17/2017
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This is one of my favorite Wrightson images. If you are going to try to kill a vampire, you better come prepared. Large size painting,16.5x24in image area, that was published originally for the Horror and Fantasy Portfolio put out by Christopher Enterprises. It has also been published as a poster,print,A Look Back Art book, and the Studio Art book,trading card, and even as the cover for a Spanish Creepy Cover from the 70's. Definitely one of his signature pieces. I owe a dear friend of mine for allowing me to add this beauty to my collection! I also found out this was also used as a cover for the Mutants#1 comic back in 1980.


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steve  staszower wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Outstanding!! A worthy addition to your other Wrightsons!!
Posted on 3/17/2017

J L wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
One of the best painted pieces by Wrightson. 8 )
Posted on 3/17/2017

Mike W wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 3/18/2017

Tom Coker wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Great one Matt! A classic
Posted on 3/18/2017

Alkis Vlachos wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Fantastic pickup!
Posted on 3/18/2017

Jeremy Radisich wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Love the story that this piece tells in that the baddie isn't overly vampiric--without context you have to read the details to understand what's happening. Saw this in person at San Diego and it was truly beautiful--congrats!
Posted on 3/18/2017

Dave Kopecki wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Stunning painting! Love it!
Posted on 3/19/2017

SandeR SandeR wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
And again, 2 classic pieces in your great collection! Lovely!!
Posted on 3/19/2017

J. Sid wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Beautiful work. Rest in peace.
Posted on 3/19/2017

SandeR SandeR wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Really sad... RIP
Posted on 3/19/2017

Matt E. wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
SandeR SandeR said:
Really sad... RIP

We lost one of the very best artists of our time last night! I do feel there is a special place for people like him!
Posted on 3/19/2017

Dino Mauricio wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Gorgeous piece!
Posted on 3/19/2017

Eric Seffinga wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Love the dynamics of this one.
Posted on 3/22/2017

artless artmore wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Such a treasure!! Every element is perfect and so is the composition. The hands and faces are priceless. Only Wrightson could have could have created such an image --- he was so good.
Posted on 3/24/2017

Tom Coker wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Really, really love this Wrightson piece. Well done, Matt!
Posted on 8/26/2017

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